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MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
. new york mayor michael bloomberg said on "morning joe" that most americans want the reforms that the nra and its affiliates push so hard against. >> all they have to do is just accept reasonable restrictions. nobody is trying to take away your gun. nobody is trying to take away your right to go hunting or target shooting or have protection in your home. simply we're trying to have some reasonable things so people aren't killed. >> today the mayor's anti-illegal guns group is going on air with an ad that invokes sandy hook and features the mother of the youngest victim of that tucson shooting. >> 20 heart-broken families lost a child in the sandy hook school shooting. i know how much it hurts. my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders. when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? >> indeed. the same question could be asked by a mother and father of one of the latest shooting victims in our daily tally of gun casualties, including a 15-year-old girl shot and killed earl
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 8:30am EST
'malley who is the governor of maryland, and new york mayor michael bloomberg. [applause] >> thank you. my honor. >> mr. president, thank you very much. thank you for the amazing work that goes on here at johns hopkins in some new realms, including here at the bloomberg school of public health. it's always a great honor to be here, especially to play warm-up act to mike bloomberg at johns hopkins. proud alumnus, very few of your sons, i dare six so, mr. president, he's also been a terrific friend to the city of baltimore. and we are -- we're here together just this past april, in fact, to dedicate the bloomberg children center named in honor of his mother, which looks i think like one of the most handsome new buildings in baltimore, as i drive by. look, a great american once said that no nation whose citizens fear to walk their own streets is healthy. and there is a sickness in our country, and that sickness is gun violence. it's fitting, therefore, that we're here at the bloomberg school because gun violence is truly a public health issue. it's about health of our cities and towns, about
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 11:00am PST
huddles behind closed doors on the issue of gun control, gabby giffords and michael bloomberg begin their fight against the nra. >>> good to be with you here on this tuesday. i'm brooke baldwin. and i want to begin with the plane boeing says will define the future of the air travel. but for the last month or so, if you've been following this with us, the 787 dreamliner has made most of its headlines really for all these mechanical problems. here is just the latest, just a couple of hours ago, this japan airline, 787, was preparing to leaf above then when it started leaking fuel. so guess what happened? flight had to be canceled. and just yesterday morning, same airport, boston's logan airport, small fire broke out on yet another japan airline 787, just about 30 minutes after its arrival from tokyo. all the passengers and crew, they had already left the plane, but there is still a lot to talk about when we talk about what is supposed to be the revolutionary jet. let me begin with sandra endo, watching today's issue for us from washington. sandra, what happened now? >> yeah, brooke. a
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 4:00am EST
with families today. and she was meeting with michael bloomberg about gun control. amy robach, abc news, newtown, connecticut. >>> and secretary of state hillary clinton goes back to work next week after a month away. clinton is resting at home after leaving a hospital in new york on wednesday. but she's also seen to state department staff in preparation for her return. clinton won't be making overseas trips for the time being, as she continues to recover from a blood clot. >>> three senators are turning up the heat on the cia, over the movie, "zero dark thirty." they complain that the u.s. used torture in the hunt for osama bin laden. now, they're trying to find out if cia officials deliberately misled the filmmakers. the lawmakers sent a letter to the cia director this week, asking for all documents the agency provided to the filmmakers. >>> it's time for the weather of the nation. morning showers in the pacific northwest. snow tapers off from new mexico to southwest texas. showers in corpus christi, dallas and midland. and showers in west palm beach. and flurries in western new york. >> upper
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 6:00am PST
michael bloomberg, it targets illegal guns and features the mother of the youngest victim in that tucson killing spree. >> my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders, when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? >> in the days after that bloodshed, gun control advocates said a reawakened public would demand change. the sobering reality, there have been 11 mass shootings since then that includes the summer shooting spree inside a colorado movie theater, 12 people died that day and today the suspect is in court where witnesses have described a horrifying scene. and of course last month's killing spree in newtown, connecticut, 27 people died, most of them little kids. give fords and her husband mark kelly say that tragedy prompted them to leave the private life they envisioned and launch an aggressive new fight for gun control. they had this to say in "usa today" "we saw from the nra leadership's defiant and unsympathetic response to the newtown, connecticut, massacre that winning eve
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 3:00pm PST
groups like the new one formed by gabrielle giffords or michael bloomberg who has money to put behind it. they want to be counterweight for the nra. it will take a long time to do that. the public is willing to see some more gun restrictions like background checks, maybe a been a of high capacity magazines. but the reason the president and the vice president talk about the executive orders that can't do that much is because they understand how difficult it will be to get the legislation of any type passed through this congress. he can bolster the data collection and ban import of assault weapons but not much else he can do by himself. >> bret: look, the polls. recent poll, the quinnipiac poll if virginia. and they asked do you favor background checks at gun sho shows? 92% favor that. 7% oppose. this is registered virginia voters. obviously, virginia is a state that democrats passed election. and a pretty fair assessment. split. other question do you favor putting armed police officers in public schools? 66% favor. 29% oppose. actually when you broke it down it was 7 #% republicanssh -- 7
FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 12:00pm PST
grandparents in a different state and investigator is say they understand why they abducted him. >>> michael bloomberg is now fighting to reduce the abuse of prescription pain killers. could that be nearly as important as a 16-ounce soda? >>> the deadly flu outbreak has grown to epidemic status the official word from the center for disease control in atlanta. responsible for 7.3% of deaths in the u.s. last week. the cdc reports widespread flu activity in nearly every state except california, mississippi and hawaii. why mississippi would be there in the middle of things and not have a wid spread. probably has more to do with reporting than reality. it was widespread in just 41 states in the previous week. in eastern oklahoma one school district canceled classes because nearly one quarter of the 650 students report they came down with the flu bug. and we reported about shortages of flu vaccine in some areas in the united states including the city of summerville massachusetts but the cdc director says calm down with that. the overall picture is good and folks have plenty of opportunities to get
NBC
Jan 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
rushed to the scene, as did mayor michael bloomberg, while medics tended to the some six dozen people hurt, two critically with head injuries. other passengers were worried the boat was sinking. >> they thought they were gonna take water on so the captain was yelling really fast, get help, 'cause i guess they thought they were really going to go down. >> reporter: ntsb has sent a team from washington to investigate what happened while the ferry company's president says the crew was tested immediately after the accident. >> the breathalyzer screws been reported to be negative for the crew. >> reporter: although some witnesses say the ferry pitched to one side, when passengers quickly lined up on that side to disembark. chris clackum, nbc news. >>> right now, road repair crews are still working on connecticut avenue in kensington and it won't be done before the evening rush is done. that's the word from the washington suburban sanitary commission. it's still trying to cheap up the mess after monday's water main break. as has been the case you can southbound traffic on connecticut avenue
NBC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
michael bloomberg, while medics tended to the some six dozen people hurt, two critically with head injuries. other passengers were worried the boat was sinking. >> they thought they were gonna take water on, so the captain was yelling really fast, get help, 'cause i guess they thought they were really going to go down. >> reporter: the ntsb has sent a team from washington to investigate what happened while the ferry company's president says the crew was tested immediately after the accident. >> the breathalyzer crews have been reported to be negative for the crew. >> reporter: although some witnesses say the ferry pitched to one side when passengers quickly lined up on that side to disembark. chris clackum, nbc news. >>> over the middle eastern part of the world, there's been record-breaking rain and rare snowfall over the past several days. today, even more snow fell in israel and in the west bank. parts of jerusalem's old city have flooded along with places on the gaza strip. business also to find ways to gets the water out of their stores. waves were high in the port city of gaz
Current
Jan 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
, chris christie, and new york mayor, michael bloomberg all come out publicly in support of an overhaul to our gun laws? pretty good start. [♪ theme music ♪] >> jennifer: it's been nearly four weeks since the sandy hook shootings, and said for the first time since then, the connecticut legislature was back in session. governor dan malloy made on emotional plea to lawmakers some of them from newtown itself a plea to take action in memory of the victims. >> and yet in the midst of one of the worst days in our history, we also saw the best of our state. teachers and a therapist that sacrificed their live pros texting students. a principal and school psychologist that ran into harm's way. our brave connecticut state troopers, newtown's local law enforcement and firemen and others that responded courageously when called upon. sorry. >> jennifer: it's okay. it's heart breaking. but it also offers some hope that connecticut will move forward on gun control legislation whether or not washington does. and it's not just connecticut. in new york governor and
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
think there was a lot of protest, i think the only politician that was trying to do anything was michael bloomberg. i don't see president obama doing very much. we had another incident at aurora, colorado, where he did nothing. mitt romney did nothing. it's a ridiculous argument. how can we possibly have assault weapons and why do we need guns? we don't need guns. we have 10,000 murders a year, as you tried to tell that big, fat idiot last night, how many murders were there by gun in england? what, 33? it's pathetic, but i don't see any change. >> gloria, it's a debate that is very hard to have without people getting very angry and very exercised. how do we try to move forward to a point of some consensus, where the gun lobby are persuaded that these ar-15, military-type machine guns, what they really are, are not a part of this debate in any way? >> well, i think, piers, it begins with a discussion in the court of public opinion. and i want to commend you for standing up what i think was bullying, big-time, last night, by alex jones. if politicians had a spine, the way you had last nigh
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 1:00pm PST
performed a monologue while kimmel was tied up in his chair. weird. >>> new york mayor michael bloomberg's latest donation of $350 million to john hopkins university in baltimore brings total cash contributions to $1 billion. the school is his alma mater around he has become its largest benn factor in history. >>> and season two of "dallas" premieres tonight. the hit tnt show is back for a second season full of plots and schemes and back stabbing. no word on how the producers will handle the character of jr ewing. larry hagman who portrayed ewing, died of cancer late last year and that show starts tomorrow evening not tonight. fans of the hit show "dallas", the wait is almost over. season two premieres tomorrow night on our t network tnt, but a question over larry hagman, died in november after taping five episodes. actor jesse metcalf plays christopher ewing on the show mr. hagman was a huge part of the show, obviously. how will they deal with his real life death? >> i can tell that you the writers got together over the christmas hiatus after larry's passion and basically rewrote the wh
MSNBC
Jan 19, 2013 12:00pm PST
, and they flood the market and make it accessible. i don't think we need a new legalized drug. michael bloomberg taking oxycontin off the shelves in new york city and we have an enormous epidemic of abuse and then the thought to introduce a new legalized drug to me doesn't make sense. >> how is your personal experience with substance abuse. you took oxycontin and you sought treatment treatment for it and how does that play into that now. >> i've spent analyzing addiction and nine out of ten addicts start when they're kids as i did. that changes your brain chemistry because as your brain develops and it isn't fully developed until your 20s, so the notion that we'll give a green light of permissiblity, for people who say it's harmless and we know kids have access to this, but we shouldn't be adding fuel to the fire. my point is let's get the public health officials here and offer other recommendations besides incarceration. because i'm also against incarceration. >> for low-level dealers. >> we have expungement if you go to drug court and mental health court. we want to have treatment, but people
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am PST
that up. new york city mayor michael bloomberg made a $350 million gift to his alma mater on sunday. over the last 40 years, bloomberg has given $1.1 billion to johns hopkins university. there you go. these old pictures we dug up for you given to us by the college showed what the mayor looked like as a college student. this latest donation makes bloomberg the most generous liing donor to any education institution in the country according to "the new york times" and numbers provided by university officials. there he is back in college. >>> president obama talked about reducing the violence in football in an interview with the new republic. he also said, i'm a big football fan but have to tell you, if i had a son i'd have to think long and hard before i let him play football. the president will host nba champions, by the way, the miami heat this afternoon. he'll congratulate lebron james and team members on their 2012 season. since we're talking about parties, "snl" did a great spoof of the fun vice president joe biden is having after the inauguration. >> what are you going to do with nacho
CNN
Jan 16, 2013 11:00am PST
michael bloomberg right there front and center. we were talking, the last time you and i spoke was actually july, about this cover, "how guns won," about the power of the nra on limiting gun control laws after that aurora shooting. here we are in january of 2013, so much has changed since then. obviously michael the big change sandy hook. but another change in reading this piece too as well is money and battling back against the nra. explain. >> yeah. well, i think that really interesting flashback, i had forgotten about the last cover when we spoke, but what has changed, 20 children, i think, and just a sense that we have crossed a line and this was just one -- one tragedy too much. and now there really has been i think a movement that was cat lo licatalized by sandy hook. and you have the mayor who is ready to invest in this issue and it is not just in spend money to advocate, and it is not just him. i think there are a lot more people who are wanting to agitate, wanting to change public opinion and that is the key here. i think the white house understands that, you know, if
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 7:00am EST
gun violence in america, including martin o'malley, the governor of maryland, and michael bloomberg, mayor of new york city, co-chair of the mayor's against illegal guns coalition. that is at 9:00 a.m. on c-span 2. now we are going to the democratic line, murray, from brooklyn, n.y. caller: good morning. the last two comments that you read and the vice-president _ my point. we need to look at individual -- underscore my point. we need to look at individual responsibility and gun violence. people who feel they have the right to own guns or published media to -- which shows violence have a firm foundation, but the but -- but the foundation that they cannot stand on is that we must consume this type of material. individual responsibility means do not buy it. if we do not buy it, do not patronize it, it goes out of business. it does not come to a matter of the right to have certain types of media. if we as a consumer do not buy, do not consume, do not patronize this type of media, these type of outlets will of course either have to take their business in another direction or go out of b
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 7:00am EST
, a group set up by new york mayor michael bloomberg. over 800 mayors have signed on. [video clip] >> my son. >> my daughter. >> was murdered with a gun. >> it can happen to your child. >> a line has been crossed in newtown. >> demands a plan to reduce gun violence. >> they need to hear your voice in washington. >> we've heard enough from the gun lobby's. >> demands a plan. >> demand a plan to reduce gun violence. host: an ad put up by a group set up by michael bloomberg, who was at an event on monday a johns hopkins and he talked about this issue and he said he wanted president obama to sidestep congress. if you're interested in watching an old thing, go to our website, c-span.org. we covered the two days at johns hopkins university about gun- control. we're asking all of you this morning, do you support the president taking executive action on gun-control measures? we want to get your thoughts. we will keep going for about 15 more minutes. some other news as well, here is the state newspaper this morning, courtesy of the newseum. it says former governor mark sanford is planning a return to
Current
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
rich gun hating friends in hollywood, and michael bloomberg. they fail to mention he is also the mayor of new york city. we're back after the break. arguments to feel confident in their positions. i want them to have the data and i want them to have the passion. but it's also about telling them, you're put on this planet for something more. i want this show to have an impact beyond just informing. an impact that gets people to take action themselves. as a human being, that's really important. this is not just a spectator sport. [♪ theme music ♪] >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's the "stephanie miller show"! ♪ i'm walking on sunshine, we ho ♪ ♪ i'm walking on sunshine woe ho ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good hey all right now ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: it is the "stephanie miller show." all right. travel day, everybody. >> god. >> stephanie: look alive. here we go. okay. packing for the east coast in the middle of winter with several black tie events. as you know i'm just the best packer ever as i was just saying to jacki. i f
KRON
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
york mayor michael bloomberg, a strong supporter of tighter gun laws, is advising the vice president. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is expected to testify later this month on the deadly september 11th assault and libya. clinton has been scheduled to testify last month but she felt during an illness and she suffered a concussion. she was recently hospitalized for a blood clot. clinton returns to work on monday. she had promised to appear before the senate and house foreign affairs panel before stepping down from her job. president obama has nominated senator john kerry to replace her. >> we will be right back. [ mom ] dear chex cereal, i just had to write. you can't imagine how long i've been searching for something like this for my family. i'm amazed you make so many great flavors that are gluten free. my guys are crazy for chocolate chex and honey nut chex. for me, it's cinnamon. it means a lot to be able to give them something that's good for them, that also puts smiles on their faces. 'cause i really love those smiles. we're the harris family. and we love chex. [ male anno
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 8:00pm EST
effective leader than the namesake of this school, john hopkins graduate michael bloomberg. [applause] mayor bloomberg conveined the first subject -- with the agenda -- to crack down on legal guns with every tool at their disposal. he concluded, if congress won't take the lead, we have to, and he has. in the seven years since, he's made the removal of such weapons in new york his focus. with 800 municipal leaders of all stripes and nearly a million folloerwers and he is focused on the reasonable restrictions to make the greatest difference for public safety. the mayor may comprise a source for my optimism. in public health issue after issue he has shown courage, stamina, and innovation for life-saving policy changes. his commitment is absolute. i would not want to find myself on the opposite side of an issue to which he has placed his skills. he will speak in a moment. but first i would like to welcome to the podium, governor martin o'malley. a former mayor of this great city and supporter of john hopkins and smart, data-driven efforts. violent crime has fallen 24% since he was elected in 20
CNN
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
from aurora this morning. >>> michael bloomberg reacts to president obama's gun plan. we'll see that at 8:00 p.m. in a ann anderson cooper primetime exclusive. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing the all-new cadillac xts... another big night on the town, eh? ...and the return of life lived large. ♪ your doctor will say get smart about your weight. i tried weight loss plans... but their shakes aren't always made for people with diabetes. that's why there's glucerna hunger smart shakes. they have carb steady, with carbs that digest slowly to help minimize blood sugar spikes. and they have six grams of sugars. with fifteen grams of protein to help manage hunger... look who's getting smart about her weight. [ male announcer ] glucerna hunger smart. a smart way to help manage hunger and diabetes. >>> if you can make it at sundance, shot is you have a chance at making it at the box office, the academy awards. only special people are invited. "showbiz tonight" a.j. hammer joins us from new york. good morning. >> good morning, karm. you can go to the festival if you want. the nice
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 10:00am EST
of new york city mayor michael bloomberg have often had provisions and then for gun registration and many other violations of the civil liberties of law-abiding persons such as allowing gun bans for people accused but acquitted of drug crimes. universal background checks should be available. it was a wise move by president obama in his january 16 press conference to begin changes in federal drug -- regulations to allow the private sellers to access the background check system viq licensed firearm dealers. many people would take advantage of that and i commend them but mandating universal checks can only be enforceable if there is universal gun registration and we know that universal gun registration in every country in the world where it has existed has been a serious peril to gun ownership. universal gun registration was imposed by canada in 1995 and was later repealed in 2012 by the canadian parliament because it was such a fiasco. if we want to save lives right now, there is only one thing that will stop the next copycat killer in the lawful armed self- defense and the schools not only
FOX Business
Jan 8, 2013 9:20am EST
the rich. a new york city mayor michael bloomberg facing criticism after comparing the city's teacher's union to the n.r.a. sandra smith slapping charles and get out of her chair. back in a minute. ♪ why can't we be friends, why can't we be friends ♪ ♪ why can't we be friends ♪ [ male announcer ] this is joe woods' first day of work. and his new boss told him twongs -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't know it yet, but he'll wk his way up from busser to waiter to chef before opening a restaurant specializing in fish and me from the great northwest. he'll start investing early, he'll find some good people to help guide him, nd he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which n't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> two union stories for you now. first off in illinois, where the president of the chicago's teachers' union karen lewis suggested that past labor leaders preferred to resolve disputes with murder. she said we're at a point where the wealth disparity is reminiscent of the robber baron ages, and the leader
CSPAN
Jan 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
michael bloomberg of new york city. [applause] please also join me in welcoming the former state comptroller and the former suny board chair. i would like to especially welcome the citizens who came to join us today for the governor's speech. this is his third state of the state address. thank you for traveling and taking time to be with us today. it now is the the honor to welcome the rabbi to honor us with a blessing. [applause] >> justice show you pursue -- shall you pursue. whether it is in hebrew, latin, english, or any of the merit of languages, the biblical commandment to pursue justice is one of our most fundamental obligations as human beings within the society as we have created. it verbalizes the notion that everyone of us possesses inherent dignity, and thus, everyone is entitled to respect and fairness. justice, justice you shall pursue. to the great credit of many of the people in this room, new york has changed during the past two years, reemerging as a leader within our nation in the pursuit and the realization of progressive values, that the pursuit of justice is
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 2:00am PST
as well. >>> and new york mayor michael bloomberg, a strong advocate for stricter gun laws, is now advising vice president biden's task force to curb gun violence. bloomberg says he's urging for preliminary gun checks on all owners. he's also calling for a renewal of federal assault weapons ban similar to the one enacted in 1994 that's since expired. >>> going up? maybe not. abruptly reversing direction sending people into complete panic. commuters were riding the escalator up in the jersey city station when suddenly they weren't. the malfunction sent a stampede of people down the moving staircase. five people suffered cuts, scrapes and bruises in all that crazy confusion. >> that just looks awful. can you imagine being on that escalator? >> no, and little kids. if you have little kids on there. >>> so it was billed as dynasty versus destiny, but in the end, man, it was just a blowout. we're talking alabama's dominant display in front of the entire nation. it happened last night. we'll tell you all about it coming up. woman: we're helping joplin, missouri, come back from devastatin
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 4:00am PST
into militant hideouts. >>> an advocate for stricter gun laws, now michael bloomberg is helping vice president's task force to curb violence. >> joe biden not a shrinking violet, particularly when it comes to crime and the gun problem in this country and the number of murders. >> bloomberg is pushing for criminal background checks on all gun sales, not just gun dealers and called for renewal of the assaults ban, similar to the one in 1994 that expired ten years later. >>> attorneys for casey anthony will be in a courtroom. he is appealing four convictions after her daughter kaleigh first reported missing. she was acquitted in 20 11. casey anthony is not expected to attend today's hearing. >>> the death of a chicago man who died before he could collect a winning lottery ticket has been ruled a homicide. the chief medical examiner said there was a lethal amount of cyanide in the man's system. he won $1 million in a lottery ticket. the check was issued on july 19th. khan died the next night before he could cash the check. >> wow. >>> robert griffin iii headed to florida to see a specialist after
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
and public relations battle with the white house getting the backing of new york mayor, michael bloomberg. >> i think what we've got to do first is try to do everything that we can to help joe biden. >> reporter: his group, mayors against illegal guns, launched their own campaign, demanding action on capitol hill. >> my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders. when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? >> and these ads are just the beginning of what promises to be an intense few weeks of political outreach. in anticipation of specifics from the white house, but already the rhetoric is heated and it's quite emotional, wolf. >> not every day the obama white house invites somebody from the nra to come over, participate in a meeting. >> we are told james baker will be representing the nra. he's been with the nra leadership roles off and on through the 1980s. a high-level campaign volunteer to senator mccain during his 2008 failed bid for the presidency. and the baker we are talking about, of course, is not the fo
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm EST
law makers in congress, with mayor michael bloomberg, with governor cuomo, in demanding federal legislation that specifically addresses illegal trafficking of guns across state lines. and the requirement of background checks in all gun purchase transactions. to truly put an end to the random gun violence that playings new york city and other -- plagues new york city and other areas, however, we must also address other policy areas to have profound effects on the level of gun violence that we see. yes, i agree that mental health and mental illness are important factors that have to be explored and addressed when trying to mitigate against gun violence. however, there's some additional factors that contribute to what has become tantamount to a public health crisis. one such factor is poor educational outcome. according to the american economic review, one year increase in the average years of education completed reduces violent crime by nearly 30%. in fact, between 2000 and 2005, new york state increased its higher education expenditures by roughly 40%. during the same period the
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am EST
steps can be taken to protect kids in school without undermining the second amendment. michael bloomberg speaking earlier says a new nra web video that labels president obama and in the is a hypocrite is dump pr. the narrator asks why president obama is skeptical about putting armed security guards in schools when his kids are protected by armed guards. the head of the national rifle association says his organization has no problem with tighter background checks. too much emphasis is being placed on banning certain firearms in response to last month's elementary school massacre in connecticut. more attention should be paid to fixing the country's mental health system. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. [video clip] >> he had been talking about this dream he had. he had talked about it for years, the american dream and that it had become his dream and he had been in detroit just a few months before and he had talked about "i have a dream" and that america will someday realize these principles in the declaration of independence. so i think he was just inspired by that
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am EST
chairman, paul volcker a, a former federal chairman, michael bloomberg, mayor of new york, david walker, former head of the gao, warren buffett -- host: tell us what you are concerned about that? caller: because that is the white elephants. this is the challenge i have for you, congressman, and for c- span. every financial person that comes on, ask them a simple question -- where would our country be today had we adopted the simpson-bowles report? we would not be in the mess we are in. the people that are on the hill that are passing all these bills would be in check. guest: for me it is simple. i would vote for simpson-bowles to better the country would be in a better position if we had adopted simpson-bowles. that is the direct answer to your question. i think mr. simpson-bowles and alan simpson are american heroes. and given a very important job. the president to sign them with a task of looking at the challenges we face as a country fiscally. he instructed them -- and this show great vision by the president -- instructed them to put together a bipartisan group of thoughtful people w
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 1:40am PST
and new york city mayor michael bloomberg. they are being dubbed the gun fighters. >> everybody's got an opinion on this one. i stay away from it as soon as it comes up. >> a new abc/"washington post" poll, a strong majority of americans believe that background checks -- 88% support. and a small majority, 51% nationwide ban on semiautomatics. 55% support an armed guard in every school in the country. 58% a nationwide ban on the sale of assault weapons. so you can see americans, our views are changing, especially when it comes to these semiautomatic rifles and weapons. >> you get the feeling that change is in the air in that regard. >> and marco rubio said, in regards to the president's 23 executive actions, which is going to cost about $500 million, he said nothing the president is proposing would have stopped the massacre at sandy hook. he's targeting 2nd amendment rights of law-abiding citizens. the last two massacres we've had in organize oregon and here in this one, the guns were stolen. >> lock up the guns, maybe a locking mechanism. if you buy a gun, you have to have a locking m
CBS
Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
see now mayor michael bloomberg has sent some of his staffers down to the white house to work with vice president joe biden. do you expect at the end of the day there will be more executive action than legislative action on gun control? >> that's the big question. when you talk to people who have been in these meetings they say it's a broad series of things they're discussing. the key question, what president obama going to do? he can keep something on the agenda and that's the big question all these folks are waiting to see answered. >> john dickerson, thank you. >>> for the third time in four years alabama is number one, the crimson tide rolls over notre dame 42-14 last night to win the bcs college football championship in miami. the undefeated fighting irish were no match for a.j. mccarron who threw four touchdown passes. >> it is time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" reports an effort to stop syria from using chemical weapons. israeli intelligence reported syria's government was preparing it for force
CBS
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
become more aggressive. new york mayor michael bloomberg's group released this television ad tuesday. >> i have one question for our political leaders, when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? >> reporter: two years to the day since she was shot and seriously wounded in a mass shooting former congresswoman gabby giffords and her husband, mark kelly, rolled out a new internet campaign and new york governor andrew cuomo will call for his state to pass one of the most restrictive bans on assault weapons. >> gun control, call it what you want, is a highly political, politically contentious situation. >> reporter: connecticut legislature is returning to work nearly four weeks after the sandy hook school shootings. the first order of business debate over tough, new gun laws and sarah brady is speaking out. >> i think it's a very big moment, a huge moment. >> reporter: the wife of jim brady, press secretary to ronald reagan who was shot during the assassination attempt on the president in 1981. >> when something happens lik
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 3:00am PST
is different than what governor cuomo is suggesting. michael bloomberg and governor cuomo have their own plans-- >> but the president himself said in public only about 50 times in the last two months, last two weeks, rather, he would like the assault weapons ban reinstated. >> clayton: and those legislation that people were ignorant on them. it didn't work then. >> tucker: everybody has the same goal, which is to figure out why is this happening, i don't think enough time has been spent pondering that. why would someone go in and murder children. are we in the country thinking about that. who cares what kind of tool he used, why did he do it, the question. >> alisyn: excellent point and we would welcome any of your comments. meanwhile, let's get your headlines, we have a fox news alert. syrian president assad a rare speech, first time since june he has addressed the public on the state of civil war in his country and assad is standing firm saying he will not step down, and all enemies of syria will quote, go to hell. the speech comes, and that's-- as syrian rebels are closer to the capital of
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 12:00pm EST
checks that have been proposed in recent congresses with the support of new york city mayor michael bloomberg have often had provisions and then for gun registration and many other violations of the civil liberties of law-abiding persons such as allowing gun bans for people accused but acquitted of drug crimes. universal background checks should be available. it was a wise move by president obama in his january 16 press conference to begin changes in federal drug -- regulations to allow the private sellers to access the background check system v licensed firearm dealers. many people would take advantage of that and i commend them but mandating universal checks can only be enforceable if there is universal gun registration and we know that universal gun registration in every country in the world where it has existed has been a serious peril to gun ownership. universal gun registration was imposed by canada in 1995 and was later repealed in 2012 by the canadian parliament because it was such a fiasco. if we want to save lives right now, there is only one thing that will stop the next
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2013 8:00pm EST
to this important debate. i want to take this opportunity to thank new york marylanders michael bloomberg and all the presenters for their willingness to come together on short notice tuesday part in these important events. i am not pleased to introduce members of our faculty -- i am now pleased to introduce members of our faculty. i want to introduce daniel webster, and coleen berry, who also has some important survey findings to share will also be on the podium with me. i will turn it over to dannell webster -- daniel webster. >> thank you very much and thank you for your extraordinary support and leadership through this process. my colleagues at the johns hopkins center for urban policy and research and at the bloomberg school of public health are very grateful for your leadership and support. last two days have been an amazing experience for me to bring to the other the best scholars, the best expertise to grapple with and come forward with a set of recommendations that will be based on the best available research and experience. i will touch very briefly upon the expertise that we assembled.
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